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22 LA Based Artists You Need To Know On Instagram



Everyone says if you’re an artist then no matter your medium, you need to be on Instagram. But not every work of art -- even very good art -- translates intact to the smartphone app. And not every artist -- not even the genuinely talented -- manages to keep up a quality Insta feed that is its own reward. Here are 22 (mostly) LA-based artists that achieve both.

Let the #followfrenzy commence...WMLA

Genevieve Gaignard: 

Nathaniel Perales: 

Sarah Elise Abrams: 

Miles Regis: 

Cristopher Cichocki:

Micol Hebron: 

Robbie Conal:

Tabitha Soren: 



Greg Siff: 

Jim Mahfood: 

Phillip K. Smith III: 

Sarah Cromarty: 

Julie Blackmon: 

Marc Fichou: 

Lauren Marsolier: 

Michael B

Victor Wilde

Austin Young

Wyatt Mills

Annie Terrazzo


Shana Nys Dambrot

Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author based in Downtown LA. She is the Arts Editor for the LA Weekly, and a contributor to Flaunt, Art and Cake, Artillery, and Palm Springs Life.

She studied Art History at Vassar College, writes essays for books and catalogs, curates and juries a few exhibitions each year, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and author of experimental short fiction, and speaks at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally. She is a member of ArtTable and the LA Press Club, and sits on the Boards of Art Share-LA and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art, the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange, and the Brain Trust of Some Serious Business.


Photo of Shana Nys Dambrot by Osceola Refetoff


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